"BORN TODAY" \tRobbie Amell (1988) - Actor (True Jackson, The Tomorrow People) \tJessica Clark (1985) - Model and Actress ("Perfect Ending," "True Blood") \tBrianne Davis (1982) - Actress, Producer & Director ("Jarhead", "Prom Night" and "American Virgin") \tTony Romo (1980) - Football Quarterback \tJames McAvoy - (1979) - Actor ("X-Men" Film Series) \tCharlie O’Connell (1975) - Actor, Reality TV Personality ("The Bachelor") \tSteve Backshall (1973) - Naturalist ("Deadly 60") \tEric Mabius (1971) - Actor ("Welcome To The Dollhouse" and "Ugly Betty") \tRob Riggle (1970) - Actor, Comedian, U.S. Marine ("The Daily Show") \tNicole Sullivan (1969) - Actress, comedian ("MadTV," "King of Queens") \tToby Stephens (1969) - Actor ("Die Another Day" and BBC TV adaptation of "Jane Eyre") \tJohn Cameron Mitchell 1963 - Actor, director ("Hedwig and the Angry Inch") \tJerry Only (1959) - Musician (The Misfits) \tMichael Franti 1968 - Musician (Spearhead) \tMichael Timmins 1959 - Musician (Cowboy Junkies) \tRobert Smith (1959) - Musician (The Cure) \tAndie MacDowell (Rosalie Anderson) (1958) - Actress ("Groundhog Day", "St. Elmo’s Fire," "Four Weddings and a Funeral") \tPaul Carrack (1951) - Musician (Mike and the Mechanics, Noise to Go, Ace) \tTony Danza (1951) (Featured Above) - Actor ("Who’s the Boss," "Taxi," "Angels in the Outfield") \tPatti LuPone 1949 - Actress ("Evita", "Driving Miss Daisy") \tIggy Pop (James Newell Osterburg) (1947) - Singer, songwriter (Psychedelic Stooges) \tCharles Grodin (1935) - Actor ("Clifford," "Beethoven I," "Beethoven II") \tElaine May (1932) - Actress, comedienne \tSilvana Mangano (1930 - RIP 1989) - Actress ("Bitter Rice") \tQueen Elizabeth II (Elisabeth Mary) (1926) - Queen of the United Kingdom \tAnthony Quinn 1915 - Actor ("Viva Zapata! ," "The Guns of Navarone") \tCharlotte Bronte (1816 - RIP 1855) - Author ("Jane Eyre," "The Professor") "DIED TODAY" \tMark Twain (November 30, 1835 - April 21, 1910) \tMilton ”Gummo” Marx (October 23, 1893 - April 21, 1977) \tNina Simone (February 21, 1933 - April 21, 2003) \tLonnie Mack (Lonnie McIntosh) (July 18, 1941 – April 21, 2016) \tPrince (June 7, 1958 – April 21, 2016) Daily Mirror "MOVIES TODAY" Click on the movie title to watch it’s trailer. \t1978 - I Wanna Hold Your Hand \t1989 - Field of Dreams \t1989 - Pet Cemetery \t1989 - Teen Witch \t1995 - The Basketball Diaries \t1995 - Kiss of Death \t1995 - While You Were Sleeping \t2000 - Gossip \t2000 - Love & Basketball \t2000 - U-571 "MUSIC TODAY" \t1956 - Andy Williams debuted on the chart with his first career single, "Walk Hand In Hand". \t1956 - Eydie Gorme debuted with her first career single on this date--"Too Close For Comfort". \t1958 - The Champs ruled the R&B chart for a fourth week with "Tequila". \t1958 - US country music singer Marvin Rainwater was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Whole Lotta Woman'. Rainwater was a full-blooded Cherokee Indian, known for wearing Native American-themed outfits on stage. https://youtu.be/GCfIdXLn8cg \t1962 - Elvis Presley started a two week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Good Luck Charm', his fifth US No.1 of the 60's. Also an UK No.1 hit.https://youtu.be/ixlLrz5Sqo8 \t1967 - Working at Abbey Road studios in London, The Beatles completed the sessions for Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. \t1969 - Janis Joplin appeared at The Royal Albert Hall, London, (her first London appearance). The opening act was Yes. \t1973 - Billion Dollar Babies by Alice Cooper moved into the #1 slot on the Album chart. \t1973 - Tony Orlando & Dawn started a four week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Old Oak Tree', (it became the biggest seller of 1973, selling over 6 million copies https://youtu.be/wWn1Oj2V7Xw \t1979 - Amii Stewart went to No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Knock On Wood', it made No.6 in the UK the same year and No.7 when re- issued in 1985. \t1980 - Pete Townshend released his very good solo album Empty Glass. \t1984 - "Hello" by Lionel Richie spent a third consecutive week at #1 on the Adult Contemporary chart. \t1984 - Phil Collins started a three week run at No.1 in the US singles chart with the theme from 'Against All Odds'. It was Phil's first US No.1, a No. 2 in the UK. \t1990 - Sinead O'Connor started a four week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with her version of the Prince song 'Nothing Compares To You'. The track was also a No.1 hit in 18 other countries. https://youtu.be/SJwb_KXWsbk \t1990 - Fleetwood Mac posted another U.K. #1 album with Behind the Mask. \t1990 - Bonnie Raitt remained at #1 on the Album chart for the third week in a row with "Nick Of Time" https://youtu.be/es60unGCGKw "TV/RADIO TODAY" \t1965 - The Beach Boys performed "Do You Wanna' Dance?" on the ABC-TV show Shindig. \t1977 - Natalie Cole and John Denver were guests on Frank Sinatra's ABC-TV special "Sinatra & Friends". "OTHER IMPORTANT EVENTS..." \t1963 - The Beatles and the Rolling Stones met for the first time at the Crawdaddy Club in Richmond, England. The Rolling Stones opened show. \t1970 - Tyrannosaurus Rex, Spooky Tooth, Jackie Lomax, Elton John (making his solo concert debut) and Heavy Jelly all appeared at The Roundhouse, London, tickets cost 25 shillings. \t1976 - Women Against Violence Against Women called for a boycott of all Warner Communications albums because of the promotional campaign for The Rolling Stones' new album Black and Blue. The album was being promoted with a controversial advertising campaign that depicted the model Anita Russell, bruised and bound, under the phrase ‘I'm Black and Blue from the Rolling Stones - and I love it!’ \t1977 - "Annie" opened on Broadway. https://youtu.be/Yop62wQH498 \t1978 - UK folk singer Sandy Denny died aged 31 \t1982 - Clash frontman Joe Strummer disappeared for three weeks, which resulted in the group canceling a tour. The singer was found living rough in Paris, France. \t1990 - Amy Grant brought a law suit against Marvel Comics for including a likeness of her in a Dr. Strange comic. \t1990 - Paul McCartney set a new world record when he played for 184,000 fans at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, the largest crowd to ever attend a paid rock concert. Of course, over 600,000 saw Simon & Garfunkel in a free concert in New York City's Central Park in 1981. \t2003 - It was reported that Evel Knievel had signed over exclusive rights to allow the production of "Evel Knievel: The Rock Opera."